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Peculiar Search Result Snippets

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When I conduct search on our own businesses (to QA for SEO) a typical search at Google returns our authored meta titles/descriptions in the search snippets.  All is good there.  But I notice today that if I search using site:domain-name.com or site:domain-name.com specific-content then our authored meta titles/descriptions are not in the search snippet.  Although search results appear for our businesses, the search snippets are pulling random on-page content.

 

I wonder is this a shortcoming on our part or if this is just how search results are displayed when searching with site:domain-name

 

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Peculiar Search Result Snippets

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@Carolyn H

 

Google will often change the snippets to best accommodate the searcher. Using the "site:" parameter is going to give you weird results but you might even find that your snippets changes for different queries that your page ranks for. 

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@Carolyn H

 

Google will often change the snippets to best accommodate the searcher. Using the "site:" parameter is going to give you weird results but you might even find that your snippets changes for different queries that your page ranks for. 

Peculiar Search Result Snippets

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Understood and thank you for your reply.